The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
U.S. District Attorneys in Connecticut

U.S. District Attorneys for Connecticut, 1789-1998 (may be incomplete!)
Pierpont Edwards 1789 Hesekiah Huntington 1806-29 Nathan Smith 1829 Asa Child 1829-34 William S. Holabird 1834-41 Charles Chapman 1841-44 Jonathan Stoddard 1844-49 Thomas C. Perkins 1849-53 Elisha S. Abernethy 1853 William D. Shipman 1853-60 Tilton E. Doolittle 1860-61 Hiram Willey 1861 Calvin G. Child 1870-80 Daniel Chadwick 1880-84 Lewis E. Stanton 1884-88 George G. Sill 1888-92 George P. McLean 1892-96 Charles W. Comstock 1896-1900 Francis H. Parker 1900-08 John T. Robinson 1908-12 Frederick A. Scott 1912-15 Thomas J. Spellacy 1915-18 John F. Crosby 1918-19 Edward H. Smith 1919-23 Allan K. Smith 1923-24 John Buckley 1924-33 Frank S. Bergin 1933-34 George H. Cohen 1934 Robert P. Butler 1934-45 Adrian W. Maher 1945-53 Simon S. Cohen 1953-58 Harry W. Hultgren, Jr. 1958-61 Robert C. Zampano 1961-64 F. Owen Eagan 1964 Jon O. Newman 1964-69 Stewart H. Jones 1969-74 Harold J. Pickerstein 1974 Peter C. Dorsey 1974-77 Richard Blumenthal 1977-81 Alan H. Nevas 1981-85 Stanley A. Twardy, Jr. 1985-91 Richard Palmer 1991 Albert S. Dabrowski 1991-93 Christopher Droney 1993-97 John H. Durham 1997-98 Stephen C. Robinson 1998-

Officeholding Events (may be incomplete!)

  • 1880 Sep 28: Calvin G. Child, died in office.
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